The Sophist
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The Sophist

Horace: Life Lessons in Verse

Finding a “smooth course of life” in an Age of Excess

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We can be turned off by complicated ideas. We want it easy.

Philosophers are damned like the mythical Cassandra, who could see the future and warn people of the dangers before them but never be believed. They have advice for us that can save us plenty of trouble, but the advice rests on complicated…

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Steven Gambardella

Steven Gambardella

I am a history PhD sharing the lessons of philosophy and history with practical benefits for your life and work. Get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com